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Signicat | Signicat strengthens worldwide ambitions with administration crew appointments

Trondheim, Norway, 29th March 2022: Signicat, the Trusted Digital Identity™ firm, as we speak declares new appointments to the administration crew fueling Signicat’s worldwide focus. Following a 12 months of exponential development for the corporate, these appointments shall be instrumental in driving Signicat’s subsequent section of world growth.

The appointments introduced are:

  • Pinar Alpay, joins Signicat as Chief Product Officer
  • Thijs Vink, is promoted to Chief Central and Southern Europe
  • Arne Vidar Haug, is appointed to Chief Global Solutions
  • Atul Randev, is promoted to Chief of M&A and Strategy

Pinar Alpay joins Signicat this week as CPO and a member of its government administration crew. Prior to becoming a member of Signicat, Pinar Alpay was an SVP at Worldpay/FIS, the world’s largest funds processing firm, the place she was chargeable for setting the technique of a number of core product households and main their execution with a major world crew. At Worldpay/FIS, Pinar additionally performed a essential position in remodeling the corporate’s expertise structure. She has intensive worldwide expertise along with being an award-winning entrepreneur. Previous roles have included working at Bain & Company as a method guide and Barclaycard International as Head of Strategy & Planning. Pinar shall be changing Roger Klausen (CPO) who has been instrumental in Signicat’s development journey however has determined to pursue a possibility externally. He will assist Signicat’s strategic initiatives till October.

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“I am thrilled to be joining Signicat, one of Europe’s fastest growing companies” states Pinar Alpay. “While working in the fintech area, I have witnessed the increasingly important role of identity technologies for combatting issues such as money-laundering, advance push payment fraud, and other societal issues. I therefore look forward to contributing to Signicat’s mission of building trust in the digital world through strengthening Signicat’s product portfolio and developing new cutting-edge solutions.”

Formerly General Manager of Benelux & Germany, Thijs Vink, initially with expertise from Oracle and world chief and provide chain providers agency Ingram Micro, has been promoted to the manager crew as Chief Central and Southern Europe. Thijs will play a essential position in increasing Signicat’s industrial ambitions within the rising area, the place Signicat within the final years acquired main Dutch id Specialist Connectis and Spanish-based ElectronicID.

“I am thrilled to build on Signicat’s momentum and contribute to shaping the future of this forward-thinking business across Europe” states Thijs Vink, Chief Central and Southern Europe. “We are continuing to expand our tech footprint across Europe and I look forward to increasing our velocity even more”.

Arne Vidar Haug, co-founder and presently Chief Strategy Officer, will now be much more centered on the worldwide accounts and therefore has been appointed as Chief Global Solutions. He shall be main a rising crew and proceed to strengthen the industrial focus of Signicat on massive worldwide accounts throughout markets. Gunnar Nordseth, founding father of Signicat, may even assist the Global Solutions crew along with working with future worldwide companions and applied sciences.

Atul Randev has been promoted to Chief of M&A and Strategy the place he’ll lead Signicat’s M&A crew. He comes with a background from the consultancy companies Bain & Company and Arkwright and has supported Signicat with three profitable acquisitions since he joined in May final 12 months.

“Signicat’s exponential growth journey over the years is a validation of the growing needs of our solutions across industries and markets” states Asger Hattel, CEO, Signicat. “We’re thrilled to welcome Pinar and Thijs to the executive management team and thank Roger Klausen for leading Signicat’s product ambitions at a time when our services were more essential than ever. We have a proven track record in Europe and now look forward to the next phase of our international expansion.”

About Signicat
Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital id firm with an unrivalled observe file on this planet’s most superior digital id markets. Its Digital Identity Platform incorporates essentially the most intensive suite of id proofing and authentication techniques on this planet, all accessible via a single integration level. The platform helps the complete id journey, from recognition and on-boarding, via login and consent, to creating enterprise agreements which stand the check of time. Signicat was based in 2006 and bought by main European non-public fairness investor Nordic Capital in 2019. It is headquartered in Trondheim, Norway. 

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